Volunteer Abroad Programs - Volunteer in Italy

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Volunteer in Italy

Volunteer in Italy with International Volunteer HQ, the world's most affordable and trusted volunteer organization. IVHQ has a wide range of volunteer abroad projects available in Italy, including Teaching English, After School Care, Environmental and NGO Support.

At a glance...

  • Available year-round
  • 4 meaningful project options
  • Projects based in Naples in the South of Italy
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style volunteer apartment
  • Between 10 and 28 volunteers start in Italy each month
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $685 for 2 weeks
  • Affordable Italian Language Lessons available

I went into this adventure as a blank canvas, meeting new people and new experiences and have came out with an incredible painting of friendship, confidence, freedom, love and a deeper understanding. IVHQ in Naples really has changed my life - thank you so much!

IVHQ Volunteer - Melinda Jenkins
Melinda Jenkins
Why volunteer with IVHQ?
  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we're able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Italy to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Italy will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we're dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly-run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you're well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you'll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you'll have your weekends free to explore Italy with your new-found friends.

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It goes without saying that the friends I have met here will be my friends for the rest of my life. Whether it's the situation we are all thrown into, living with each other or the un-speakable bond we all seem to form within days of knowing each other. It's that friendship that is like nothing I have experienced before. I went into this adventure as a blank canvas, meeting new people and new experiences and have came out with an incredible painting of friendship, confidence, freedom, love and a deeper understanding. IVHQ in Naples really has changed my life - thank you so much! #IVHQtakeover #IVHQItaly #IVHQchangedmylife ^@mindaayyy
Sunset #travel #ivhq #Italy
I came into this as a Fashion Designer and have left as an aspiring teacher. Seeing the children's faces light up when you see them through the door, or hearing them say "Good Morning, how are you?" seem like such simple things yet represent much more then that. It's these things that seem to be just the start of their personal development and journey. The feeling I get from having something to do with that, is contagious, infectious and something I cannot wait to do again. It's a connection that I have never quite felt or cannot seem to explain accurately enough. #IVHQtakeover #IVHQItaly ^@mindaayyy
Staying in Naples has enabled us to be so close to so many incredible locations. In my time here we ventured to Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Erculano, Florence, Rome, Island of Ischia, Island of Procidia & Climbed Mt Vesuvius. Even just writing that, I think whoa - did I really do all of that! The possibilities are endless and it was so great to experience, even though it is one country, just how different each place was. And it really made me feel like Naples was my home when I returned each weekend! #IVHQtakeover #IVHQItaly ^@mindaayyy
Ciao ragazzi! Mindy here (aka-Mindelicious), 23 year old from Sydney/Newcastle, Australia. I was fortunate enough to teach english for 6 weeks to some amazing kids in Naples, South Italy with #IVHQItaly. Boy oh boy - what an incredible life-changing adventure it has been. Stay tuned with #IVHQtakeover to see a couple of piccy pics of my Italian escapades and what these children and the remarkable culture ended up teaching me #NaplesForever ^@mindaayyy
View of Naples from one of our Environmental placements. Feeling jealous of our volunteers because they get to call this place home for longer than 6 days. Napoli I will be back! #ivhqitaly #naples
I can see a volcano from our rooftop, I repeat, I can see volcano from our roof top. Well done #ivhq you've picked a ripper spot. Just finished my first week teaching and already can't wait till next week!✔️ #ivhqitaly #mountvesuvius
"What does running through the 6 mean?" #ivhqitaly #ivhq
First day of Teaching English in high school for our volunteers..one more huge success. Neapolitan students are the best. ..They loved Kasey and Caroline #italyinn #ivhqitaly #Napoli
Cannot believe I only have one more day with these girls. I have had the most amazing time in Italy #IVHQ #ivhqitaly
Great two weeks volunteering at Gaiola! The team rocks #gaiola #volunteer #IVHQ #italy #ivhqitaly #naples
6. Even though this picture was taken last night, I'll still put it up todays as a Bon Voyage to the Canadians. This selfie is just one of all the pictures from last nights festivities #ivhq #ivhqitaly

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